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Glimpses of the Past

Glimpses of the Past WESTBURY PEOPLE AND PLACES A talk by Steve Hobbs Our speaker is well known for his wide range of knowledge about Westbury and the surrounding area and gives... read more Future Talks at Dilton Memorial Hall Friday 22 JulySteve Hobbs -- "Glimpses...

Future Talks at Dilton Memorial Hall

Charles Case Tan Yard Dilton Marsh Local History Society, together with Westbury Heritage Society and Westbury Family History Group, are  looking into the history of the Charles Case Tannery Co., which operated in Westbury Leigh from 1890 to 1983. The Westbury...

Gardening the World

Glimpses of the Past WESTBURY PEOPLE AND PLACES A talk by Steve Hobbs Our speaker is well known for his wide range of knowledge about Westbury and the surrounding area and gives... read more Future Talks at Dilton Memorial Hall Friday 22 JulySteve Hobbs -- "Glimpses...

Wiltshire Women in the First World War

Wiltshire Women in the First World War Dilton Marsh Local History Society are looking forward to welcoming Ruth Butler, Heritage Education Officer for "Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre" who... read more Charles Case Tan Yard Dilton Marsh Local History Society,...

Charles Case Tan Yard

Wiltshire Women in the First World War Dilton Marsh Local History Society are looking forward to welcoming Ruth Butler, Heritage Education Officer for "Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre" who will be delivering her talk on... read more Charles Case Tan Yard Dilton...

Wiltshire White Horses Talk

Charles Case Tan Yard Dilton Marsh Local History Society, together with Westbury Heritage Society and Westbury Family History Group, are  looking into the history of the Charles Case Tannery Co., which operated... read more Wiltshire White Horses Talk A talk by David...

Membership Notice

Wiltshire White Horses Talk A talk by David Dawson from Devizes Museum about these iconic hillside figures found across our county. Dilton Marsh Memorial Hall Friday 25th March at 7.30pm. Admission £4.00 - Annual... read more Membership Notice The History Society now...

The Talk by Ruth Butler “Women in WWl“ has been postponed.

Membership Notice The History Society now needs your help in determining our future development. To some extent we have all been in a state of uncertainty with Covid determining so much of how we carry out... read more The Talk by Ruth Butler “Women in WWl“ has been...

Charles Case Tanyard

Charles Case Tanyard Dilton Marsh Local History Society would welcome contact from anyone who was employed, or had relatives / contacts employed at the Charles Case Tanyard, and would be willing to pass on... read more The Westbury QUAKERS Friday 26th Novemberat...

The Westbury QUAKERS Friday 26th Novemberat 7.30pm

The Westbury QUAKERS Friday 26th Novemberat 7.30pm A talk by Sally Hendry from Westbury Heritage Centre about her research and the restoration of the Quaker graveyard in the town. Dilton Marsh Memorial Hall Friday 26th Novemberat 7.30pm... read more Future Talks at...

Margaret Beaufort, Mother of the Tudor Dynasty

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

A Blue Plaque in Memory of John Atyeo

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Short Street Roman Kilns

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Help with my research

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Loneliness and Covid-19

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Dilton Marsh History Society News Update

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Clay Tobacco Pipes

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Clay Tobacco Pipes Update

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Postponement of Terry Bracher Talk on Friday 27th March

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Early Crime and Punishment – Canceled!!!

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Dilton Marsh’s March News 2020

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Remembering John Atyeo – English Footballer

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Dilton Marsh’s January News 2019

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...

Dilton Marsh December Report 2019

William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847 Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton...